What started out as a fun day playing on the Columbia river nearly ended in tragedy when 42 year old Jose Vargas set out on a personal water craft with his 3 year old daughter and his 89 year old father, somehow all 3 riders ended up in the river and had to be rescued.
After the drought left farmers and homeowners frustrated last summer many wondered why we couldn't pull more water out of the Columbia River. A news analysis of proposed bills gives a disturbing insight into the process.
According to several reports the sockeye salmon returning to the Columbia River are dying en mass. Biologist say fish are dying off to the tune of possibly 250,000 of the projected 500,000 returning sockeye. The cause...
Bradley Miltenberger of Echo, Oregon, (below Hermiston) drove up to Yakima three times to attend federal court and fight a $125 ticket. His gas and food probably cost more than that, but it was the principle of the thing. And he won.